My Boor Review: Beatrix the Bold

Book Review : Beatrix the Bold and the Curse of the Wobblers

October 10, 2019

Simon Mockler has created an entertaining story about a 10-year-old girl called, Beatrix, who is a queen but doesn’t know. Her status made her a target for the Evil Army and she was sent to live with her aunt and uncle who were paid to protect her. Initially, her aunt, Esmerelda, was happy with the…

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My book review of: Annabel, Again

Book Review : Annabel Again

May 30, 2019

Twelve months prior to the start of the story, Livvy’s best friend Annabel moves away. Livvy never expects to see Annabel again, encouraged by her mother, she seeks to move through her grief as quickly as possible. Annabel, Again begins when Annabel returns to school and Livvy’s first reaction is shock. Annabel makes no attempt…

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My book review of: Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai

Book Review : Pie in the Sky

May 16, 2019

Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai is a sad story about Jingwen, an 11-year-old boy. The story begins with Jingwen and his family moving to Australia. The book initially seems to be about the difficulties of adjusting to a new culture. However, as the story unfolds, it becomes clear that Jingwen, is dealing with…

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My book review of; The Case of the Disappearing Duchess

Book Reveiw : The Case of the Disappearing Duchess

May 2, 2019

The Case of the Disappearing Duchess, is the sixth and final book, in the Enola Holmes Mystery series by Nancy Springer, and brings the series to a satisfying conclusion. The story begins when a letter arrives at Enola’s family country home. The letter contains a coded message, but initially Enola isn’t able to decode it.…

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My book review of: The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline

Book Review : The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline

April 18, 2019

The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline, is another enjoyable Enola Holmes Mystery by Nancy Springer. It is book 5, in the series. The story begins with Enola’s landlady, Mrs Tupper, receiving a threatening letter which mentions Scutari in the Crimea. Mrs Tupper explains to Enola how she and her husband came to be there during…

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